It’s that magical time of the year when we reflect on the music, movies, and books we’ve read, making arbitrary lists and comparisons. Once again, I find that I am purchasing less and less new music these days. I’m unimpressed, you could say. Maybe that’s what getting older is all about: discontentment with the new and nostalgia for the old.
Nevertheless, here’s what piqued my ears and eyes this year.
Daft Punk: Random Access Memories
It took me forever to find the bandwagon (I’m not a big electronic music person), but I finally jumped on board. I love Daft Punk’s newest. It’s absolutely wonderful. The musicianship is incredible. And the mastering engineer wasn’t too bad either. (more…)